Please tune into TVO’s The Agenda with Steve Paikin, on November 13, for a panel discussion featuring notable attendees of the  CIGI ’12 conference Five Years After the Fall: The Governance Legacies of the Global Financial Crisis.

Panelists, including CIGI Distinguished Fellow Gordon Smith and CIGI Senior Fellow Bessma Momani, will reflect on the governance innovations needed to help ensure macro-economic coordination and global economic stability.

CIGI’s annual conference - CIGI ’12: Five Years After the Fall: The Governance Legacies of the Global Financial Crisis will be held on Nov. 9–11th, 2012.  CIGI ’12 will focus on concrete policy recommendations to build the global governance arrangements that are needed to respond to the legacy of the crisis. While participation at the CIGI '12 conference is by invitation only, all sessions will be broadcast for public viewing via webcast. Access the conference website and full agenda for more information.  

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View the TVO taping here: http://ww3.tvo.org/video/184889/five-years-after-fall 

Event Speakers

Bessma Momani

Bessma Momani

CIGI Senior Fellow

Bessma Momani is a senior fellow, joining CIGI in 2004. She has a Ph.D. in political science with a focus on international political economy, and is professor at the Balsillie School of International Affairs and the University of Waterloo. She is a 2015 fellow of the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation, nonresident senior fellow at the Brookings Doha Center and a Fulbright Scholar. 

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Gordon Smith

CIGI Distinguished Fellow

A former Canadian deputy foreign minister, NATO ambassador and G7/G8 Sherpa, Gordon Smith is a leading expert on the evolution of the G20 and global summitry. Since joining CIGI in 2010 as a distinguished fellow, Gordon has been a key contributor to CIGI’s G20 research activities, events and publications. His current work focuses on the convergence of technology and global affairs.